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Advanced Algebra I

Course Number: 318
Subject: Mathematics
Major/Program of Study: Elective General Education
Course Length: 5 periods/week/semester
Credit: 1 credit (Math credit)
Dual Enrollment: No
AP Designation: No

This course is designed to reinforce the skills and concepts necessary for students to be successful in Common Core Geometry and Common Core Algebra II. In this course, students will expand on their work in Algebra I to interpret and write expressions. This work will include arithmetic operations on polynomials and rational expressions. Students will solve, construct, interpret, analyze, and model with linear, quadratic and exponential functions using different representations. Students will also summarize, represent, and interpret one and two variable categorical and quantitative statistical data. Prerequisites and other notes: Students must successfully complete Algebra I (303) before taking this course. It is recommended that students who earn less than a C in Algebra I (303) or score less than a 3 on the MCAP Algebra I assessment. Take Advanced Algebra I (318) prior to taking Geometry (305).